You know when you get a craving and you just have to have that food? That’s how I feel about Olive Garden. Unfortunately, we don’t have one close by, so driving for a couple of hours is out of the question. What’s a girl who’s craving pasta to do? Why, whip up one of these Olive Garden copycat recipes, of course! You’ll get all the flavor of your favorite pasta dishes right at home. Better for you and better for your budget, right?
Olive Garden Copycat Recipes That’ll Make You Swoon
Oh! Yum!! Zuppa Toscana! It is *the* date night recipe!! Enjoy it in the comfort of your own home!!
Thirty minutes is all you need for this delicious and creamy Chicken & Gnocchi Soup.
via Food Folks and Fun
Alfredo sauce is THE best thing about Olive Garden. This copycat Alfredo Sauce recipe will knock your socks off!
via Go Go Gourmet
Copycat Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo makes my tastebuds sing.
via The Midnight Baker
Zuppa Toscana is delicious and frugal… can’t beat that when you’re looking for a substitute for your favorite takeout!
via Parenting Chaos
Of course, you can’t get that Olive Garden experience without some warm, chewy breadsticks to go along with your meal.
via Mommy Musings
You’ll need some marinara sauce for those breadsticks… or to go on top of a heaping plate of spaghetti.
via Tammilee Tips
Craving an appetizer? Smoked Mozzarella Fondue to the rescue. Look at all that creamy, cheesy goodness!
via Tastes of Lizzy T’s
Quench your thirst with a tall glass of this copycat version of Olive Garden Peach Tea. So refreshing!
via Amanda’s Cookin’
And if you prefer a more adult beverage with your meal, you can’t go wrong with this Moscato Citrus Berry Splash.
via Who Needs a Cape?
Winner, winner chicken dinner – You’ll wonder where this Chicken Lombardy has been all your life after you make it.
via Creme de la Crumb
Go for this crock pot copycat recipe for Pasta E Fagioli. Set it and forget it!
via Chelsea’s Messy Apron
This marvelous Minestrone Soup can be made in just 30 minutes.
via Averie Cooks
I could eat Olive Garden’s house salad all day long. Now I can make it at home. Mmm.
via Food Fashion and Fun
Drench (I mean, drizzle) your salad with this amazing at-home version of their Italian Dressing.
via The Cozy Cook
Love Olive Garden’s Seafood Alfredo? You have to try this Shrimp Alfredo Pasta recipe!
via Natasha’s Kitchen
Speaking of shrimp, do make this Baked Parmesan Shrimp… and then invite me over for dinner.
via Homemade Hooplah
You can feel good about this Healthy Chicken Abruzzi recipe. It’s totally delicious and totally good for you.
This recipe for Chicken Vino Bianco claims to be so delicious it may transport you to Italy. Take me away!
via The Slow Roasted Italian
Looking for more pasta dishes? Try this One Pot Pasta for Kids!